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CNN
Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
and two in august. i mean, you have to have august off, right? france. compare that to the average american worker to works about 230 days a year. writer for the national review and maria, a cnn contributor. i'm sure we can all agree we would love that schedule. especially if your compensation remained what it was. now, eric cantor, being serious here, says the new calendar allows lawmakers a week a month to spend back at home. when ip did the math, 126 days in washington is 25 workweeks. that's only 50% of the year. >> erin, members of congress are still doing their jobs when they are in their constituencies, when they are reaching out to their constituents. they are still working on legislation and much else. if you are concerned about congress wasting time, we ought to be more concerned about the fact that individual candidates are raising money rather than parties. that's the thing that really distracts them from the hard work of legislating. being out there in their districts, that's actually really, really important as a part of their job. >> i think we can all agree with tha
CNN
Dec 4, 2012 4:00pm PST
to france and the united kingdom. according to a bloomberg report out today on the short list for both is anna wintour. the very influential editor in chief of "vogue" magazine since 1998. now, she has been criticized for a demanding personality but she has been praised for keeping "vogue" relevant in the ever-changing world of fashion for almost 25 years. she's a lion in her business. but that's probably not the reason she's being considered for the jobs. ambassadorships are increasingly used as rewards for top level political supporters and anna wintour was a very good political bundler, financial bundler for president obama during his campaign. she hosted two fund-raising dinners this summer at $40,000 a plate. the president appreciates that sort of thing. politicians do. he's already appointed other big backers to top posts. in 2009, telecom executive donald gibbs got south africa. investment banker louis sussman, the united kingdom. and the pittsburgh steelers chairman dan rooney got ireland. it's not just this president. over the years, the number of people who donated their time
CNN
Dec 11, 2012 4:00pm PST
nearly a month oafter britain ad france recognized the coalition. the move is important to the coalition. it is looking to get rid of this man, al assad, but it doesn't mean washington will be giving them weapons any time soon. that is a huge sticking point. defense secretary leon panetta is saying there is no new intelligence indicating assad's regime is moving any closer to using the chemical weapons that had so many people on edge just earlier this week. >>> tonight, we are also learning that an american has been held in north korea for more than a month now. according to south korean newspapers, kenneth bayh is a tour operator who was detained after someone on his tour was found carrying a computer hard disk with sensitive information. a u.s. official told us there are no signs that bayh has been mistreated. the swedish government which acts as the protecting power for the u.s. in north korea is reportedly working to help get him released. >>> an australian radio station is donating money to a fund that was set up for the nurse's family, that nurse who apparently committed suicide in
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 4:00pm PST
. eight days in january, two in august. you got to have august off, right? france. compare that to the average american worker to works about 230 days a year. rihan and maria, okay, i'm sure we can all agree we would love that schedule. okay, especially if your compensation remained what it was. now, eric cantor, being serious here, says the new calendar allows lawic makers to spend time at home. 126 days in washington is 25 workweeks. that's only 50% of the year. >> members of congress are still doing their jobs when they're in their constituencies. they're still working on legislation and much else. if you're concerned about congress wasting time, i think we ought to be more concerned about the fact that individual candidates are raising money, rather than parties. being out there in their districts, getting in touch with folks who understand their interests, that's really, really important as a part of their job. >> i think we can agree on that, but do they need that much time? how much of this is going to things americans don't want? >> it's way too much, i think, erin,
CNN
Dec 3, 2012 4:00pm PST
for whatever particular reason, diana, her full name is diana frances. one of those two names i'm sure will figure if she's a girl in the four or five names she's likely to be allocated. if it's a boy, i would look to history, you know. britain's not had a king george or king james for quite awhile. we've had quite a few in the past. similarly with henry. what it probably won't be is edward or andrew or charles, because that would be william's dad and uncles. he may feel it's a bit too close to home. my money would go on a kind of george, possibly, or henry or james. >> or they could go a whole other direction and go latina. go with soledad. you know. >> i think that is the least likely thing to happen in the history of the royal family. >> less likely than piers? really? want to put some money on that? piers morgan, thank you. >> listen, wait a minute. i won't let you have the final word on that. piers is a very old-fashioned english name, old english for pizza. there has never been a king piers. >> no one's going to name their kid pizza. >> more than likely to be king piers than quee
CNN
Dec 3, 2012 8:00pm PST
particular reason? diana, her full name is diana frances. one of those two names i'm sure we'll figure if she's a girl, in the four or five names she's likely to be allocated. if it's a boy, i would look to history. britain's not had a king george or king james for quite a while. we've had quite a few of them in the past. presumably with henry. what it probably won't be is andrew, edward or charles. my money would go on a kind of george possibly. or a henry or a james. >> or they could go a whole other direction and go latina, go with soledad. >> that's the least likely thing to happen in the history of the royal family. >> really? less likely than piers? >> listen, wait a minute. piers is actually a very old fashioned english name. there's never been a king piers. >> nobody's going to name their kid pizza. >> more likely to be king piers than queen soledad, i'll tell you. >> we'll see, all right, piers, thanks. >>> we'll be back in a moment. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. th
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